Evil doctors maltreating a patient. Etching by James Ensor, 1895.
- Ensor, James, 1860-1949.
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The screaming patient, sufffering from ascites, sits on a sofa, left. A surgeon and a physician extract various organs from his body. Another physician carrying a jug walks towards them with an unsteady (drunken?) gait. Another surgeon picks his pocket. Right, a skeleton with a scythe, representing death